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Maroochydore through the photographic lens of Barbara J H

Updated on May 21, 2013

Barbara J H's view of Maroochydore

This is a Squidoo lens with a difference. Its sole purpose is enable you to see Maroochydore through the camera lens of Barbara J H, a local photographer. This unique perspective is designed to showcase not only Maroochydore but also Barbara's photography. Barbara J H has the rare skill of being able to capture the essence of what she photographs. I came across her photos on Flickr when I was developing my Squidoo lens on Maroochydore and I wanted to share the beauty of her photography with a wider audience.

With Barbara's agreement, I am building a number of Squidoo lenses to showcase her work. This first lens focuses on her home town of Maroochydore. The lens is presented as a photographic art exhibition - stop and have a closer look at what takes your fancy. Enjoy your journey through this Photographic Art Gallery. All photos are hyper-linked to Barbara's work on Flickr.

Maroochydore Beach Sunrise-1087 by Barbara J H on Flickr

Maroochy Sunrise - Barbara J H

Many people capture sunrises but their focus is on the sun. Barbara J H captures the spirit of the location as well. She uses the sunrise as background lighting to envelop her subject in light. Have a look at how Barbara communicates the stillness of the Maroochy River.

Maroochydore Sunrise by Barbara J H

Maroochydore Beach Sunrise

Misty Morn - early morning mist on Maroochy River

Sunrise - Maroochy Beach

Maroochy Winter by Barbara J H

Barbara shows her great skill in capturing reflections and colors in the stillness of Winter.

Winter in Maroochydore - Barbara J H

A beautiful Winter's Evening - Commeal Creek, Maroochydore

Picnic Point, Maroochy River

Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre, Maroochydore

Maroochy River by Barbara J H

The fabulous Maroochy River captured in its ever changing beauty. Barbara accentuates the contrast - light and dark, movement and stillness.

Maroochy River - Barbara J H

Early morning by the river - Picnic Point

Foggy Morn: a rare phenomenon in summer

Maroochy River bank - Pelican passing by

Maroochy Sunsets - Barbara J H

Well, we had better let the sun set on this exhibition. Don't forget to leave your comments, star and favorite this lens and visit Barbara on Flickr.

Maroochydore Sunsets by Barbara J H

Sunset - Picnic Point, Maroochy River

Water Under the Bridge - reflections under the bridge, Picnic Point

Sunset paddling - Picnic Point

A Final Commendation - Tagged as "One of Flickr's Best"

River Abstract by Barbara J H - Maroochy River at Sunset.

Books on Maroochydore and Queensland Beaches

Barbara states on her Flickr profile, "My goal is to one day find the time to learn more about photo editing, and progress beyond the day." Her friends think she is a "PRO" - very professional in her photographic art. What do you think - were you transported?

Please leave your comments and appreciation of Barbara's photography

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      Shelly Sellers 5 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      I found your lens from your newsletter Ron! Barbara's photos are stunning!

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      Gloria Freeman 5 years ago from Alabama USA

      Hi ,I so enjoyed viewing these photography by Barbara.Thanks for sharing.Yes I was transported.Good job.

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      deyanis 7 years ago from Oz

      Ron, thank you for showcasing Barbara's photographs. They're amazing shots. I agree with you, she's captured the spirit of the wonderful Maroochydore beautifully. The picnic point is my favorite. Beautiful... Surreal..

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      julieannbrady 7 years ago

      I have SO thoroughly enjoyed my visit today ... and it was a PERFECT pick as I finish out my day on Squidoo. Thank you for introducing me to the beauty of Barbara's photography -- is she sharing her work through Zazzle on mousepads?

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      EsmereldaJones 8 years ago

      The shimmering River Abstract is top photography. Thank you Barbara.

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      rewards4life info 8 years ago

      What a beautiful photographs! I really enjoyed this visit. And I have to admit, the sunsets section is my favorite!

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      Mike5 9 years ago

      Hello Barbara from Brasil, I am enthralled by your photos - can't pick a favoutite but loved the pelicanpassing by - it was such a powerful and gentle reminder of the Aust we have left. You might like to photograph Brasil; one day - vibrant, noisy, busy and brilliant, a real contrast to your wonderful compositions. Keep it up, I love it!! Mike

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      Keaka77 9 years ago

      Great pictures. Keep up the good work. Great lens...Thanks a lot...

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      Niamh2 9 years ago

      What beautiful pictures. I'm not surprised that Maroochy River at Sunset was choosen as Flickr's finest.

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      Squidoo-Pat 9 years ago

      Thanks Ron for showcasing Barbara's photos. They are a treat for the eyes-refreshing and dazzling! Great job the both of you.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Ron and Barbara, Thanks for sharing such beautiful photos. I enjoyed seeing them. All the best, JD.

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      BarbaraJH 9 years ago

      Thank you Ron, you've made a simply wonderful showcase of my photos, hopefully others will now get to enjoy seeing just a glimpse of the beautiful area in which I live.